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The BOYCE FARM­ERS MAR­KET o runs most Satur­days through the year. It’s a fan­tas­tic spot to buy fresh food, lo­cal crafts and a re­ally good place to go meet up with friends. 665 Ge­orge St. fred­er­ic­ton­farm­ers­mar­ket.ca The BEAVERBROOK ART GALLERY p has a large col­lec­tion of art­work and is home to paint­ings by Sal­vador Dali, Group of Seven artists and Emily Carr. 703 Queen St. beaver­brookart­gallery.org Just out­side the city, KINGS LAND­ING q show­cases life in the 19th cen­tury. It’s also very fam­ily friendly. kings­land­ing.nb.ca The GAR­RI­SON DISTRICT r, a throw­back to Fredericton’s colo­nial roots, is right down­town. Guided tours are avail­able. tourism­fred­er­ic­ton.ca/en/ex­pe­ri­ence/free-gar­ri­son-en­ter­tain­ment OF­FI­CERS’ SQUARE s is also lo­cated down­town, and is home to lots of dif­fer­ent events through­out the year in­clud­ing sum­mer con­certs, the daily chang­ing of the guard cer­e­mony, skating in the win­ter and the Har­vest Jazz & Blues tent in early Septem­ber. 575 Queen St. tourism­fred­er­ic­ton.ca/en/ex­pe­ri­ence/of­fi­cers-square And, of course, the HAR­VEST JAZZ & BLUES FES­TI­VAL is the city’s big­gest an­nual cul­tural event. It takes place in early Septem­ber, with mu­sic acts from all over North Amer­ica play­ing mul­ti­ple venues through­out the city over six days. har­vest­jaz­zand­blues.com Peter Speight grew up in Fredericton, and now runs and works as an en­gi­neer in Toronto.

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